Compete in the Derby City Trifecta August 15
Have you got what it takes to swim the Ohio River, go biking down a scenic shore and then run for 5k? Do you know that you don't want to do that stuff but wouldn't mind seeing others attempt it? Join in on the fun of the Derby City Trifecta!
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 10, 2021 in Louisville Events
Have Pizza on the River This July
You probably know that Louisville has an amazing waterfront in the downtown area, with lots of different attractions to enjoy. But Louisville’s waterfront actually extends through many different neighborhoods and great food is one of the most ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 15, 2021 in Louisville Events
Walk Through the Waterfront Gardens This May
The days of snow and rain and cold are finally coming to an end. Louisville is in bloom again. The sun is shining. It’s a great time to go visit one of the city’s beautiful gardens. So this May, walk through the Waterfront Botanical ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 12, 2021 in Louisville Events
Challenge Yourself Along the Waterfront This February
Put your body and your mind to the test this February with Checkpoint Challenges, a special course along the waterfront that will help you find out what you're capable of. You'll solve challenges, push yourself to your limits and hopefully, have a ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on February 21, 2021 in Louisville Events
Celebrate Music at the Grateville Dead Festival July 24
If you’re a fan of the Grateful Dead, the Grateville Dead Festival is definitely for you. Head to the waterfront this July to enjoy music, food and fun. You can wear a mask, bring your hand sanitizer and maintain your distance while ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 19, 2020 in Louisville Events
Practice Tai Ji in the Gardens July 16
Try a little Tai Ji at the Waterfront Botanical Gardens this July. Enjoy the beautiful scenery while you get into a more serene state of mind. Tai Ji is a slow-motion, low-impact workout that is meditative and relaxing. After everything ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 16, 2020 in Louisville Events
Visit Lincoln at Waterfront Park This April
Take a little walk down by the river this April to go visit one of Louisville's most famous former residents, Abraham Lincoln himself. There's a large memorial to the former president at Waterfront Park. If you haven't seen if or even if you have, ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 16, 2020 in Louisville Events
Go for a Jog Along the Waterfront This April
Get out in the beautiful April weather and get out of the house for a little while. Head to the waterfront for a jog. Start at the Lincoln Memorial, past the Big Four Lawn and the famous Brown-Forman Amphitheater. You'll see breathtaking views as ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 12, 2020 in Louisville Events
Take a Walking Tour of Downtown Louisville October 4
Put on your walking shoes, and take a guided tour through beautiful downtown Louisville this October. Louisville's downtown area is full of the most modern buildings and some of the most beautiful historic buildings. It’s a neighborhood ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 2, 2018 in Louisville Events
Break Ground at the Waterfront Botanical Gardens September 15
One of Louisville’s newest beautiful projects, the Waterfront Botanical Gardens, is finally underway. Go celebrate the groundbreaking ceremony on the water this September, and go see this amazing site for yourself before it changes completely ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on September 14, 2017 in Louisville Events
Run with the Night Nation August 26
You’ve probably been to a music festival before, but you’ve also probably never seen one like the Night Nation Run. It’s known as the world’s first running music festival, and it’s a totally different experience. Enjoy ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 25, 2017 in Louisville Events
Go Mountain Biking May 31
Go for a ride along the river this May, but don't expect it to be a breeze through the park. This is mountain biking, and this is going to be some serious riding. Expect to burn some calories as you race along. And remember, the faster you go the ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 30, 2017 in Louisville Events
Eat Hearty at the Derby Chow Wagon
The Chow Wagon is always one of the highlights of the Derby season in Louisville, and this year it’s back. Go to Waterfront Park on the river, and go help celebrate the most exciting two minutes in sports.
Food and Fun
The Kentucky Derby is ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 28, 2017 in Louisville Events
Walk Down Christmas Tree Lane November 29
What waterfront? During the holiday season, Louisville’s amazing Waterfront Park becomes Christmas Tree Lane. Walk among the trees and find all sorts of holiday decorations that will turn your home into a winter wonderland this season.
Posted by Joe Hayden on November 28, 2016 in Louisville Events
Unwind at the Forecastle Festival July 15 - 17
For three days, Waterfront Park will host the lively Forecastle Festival. It’s a celebration of art, music, bourbon and fun itself. Forecastle in an old maritime term that refers to the part of the ship where the crew would gather to blow off ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 15, 2016 in Louisville Events
Relax and Unwind at the Waterfront June 21
You’ve heard of hot yoga and power yoga and all those other really uncomfortable types of yoga. Now, try relaxing waterfront yoga. You’ll be in the heart of downtown Louisville surrounded by some of the city’s best scenery, not ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on June 19, 2016 in Louisville Events
Enjoy a Day of Arts and Culture on the Waterfront June 5
The problem with culture is that you often have to enjoy it from a distance. You can’t touch the things at the museum, and you might have to sit up in the rafters while listening to the orchestra. June 5 is your chance to get hands-on with ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on June 4, 2016 in Louisville Events
Step Back in Time at Abbey Road on the River May 26
Abbey Road on the River is the largest Beatles-inspired music festival in the entire world, and it’s a highlight Louisville event. For days, the music of the Beatles will fill the waterfront. Take the whole family down to the water on May 26 ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 25, 2016 in Louisville Events
Take Mom to the Mother’s Day 5k at Waterfront Park May 8
May is a beautiful month to visit Waterfront Park, one of Louisville’s favorite attractions. Take Mom to the waterfront for the Mother’s Day 5k, and spend some time together in downtown Louisville. Mom will get some goodies just for ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 7, 2016 in Louisville Events
Grab a Bite to Eat at the Derby Festival Chow Wagon April 28
The Derby Festival has started, and that means it’s time to enjoy cold beer, hot music and delicious eats. Go to the Chow Wagon at the Waterfront Park, and go join the Derby party that happens before all the other Derby parties.
On the ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 26, 2016 in Louisville Events